• Health officials investigating apparent cases of scombroid poisoning

    28 days ago - By Food Safety

    Investigators have an open case file on an outbreak of scombroid poisoning among patrons of a restaurant in an upscale hotel in downtown Seattle.
    Three people became ill after eating cooked tuna at the All Water Seafood & Oyster Bar in the Loews Hotel, according to a notice from Seattle-King County Public Health.
    “There are no laboratory tests to diagnose scombroid in people. Testing can be done on food, however samples of the tuna were not available. Symptoms experienced by the ill people are suggestive of scombroid,” according to the health department's statement.
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